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Rutgers now has a fourth member of their 2015 recruiting class in play, as 6′-6″ wing Jonathan Laurent of Dr. Phillips (FL) made a verbal commitment to the Scarlet Knights. He’s the second player from Florida in the class, as top-100 guard Corey Sanders signed during the early signing period. reported Laurent picked Rutgers over offers …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 3, 2015, 6:46 pm
Best Player: Ben Simmons, LSU Best Potential: Skal Labissere, Kentucky Best Scorer: Isaiah Briscoe, Kentucky Best Shooter: D.J. Hogg, Texas A&M Best Rebounder: Tyler Davis, Texas A&M Best Passer: P.J. Dozier, South Carolina Best Defender: Jimmy Whitt, Arkansas Best Glue Guy: Charles Matthews, Kentucky Best Athlete: Nu Williams, Auburn 1. Kentucky Wildcats Isaiah Briscoe | 6′-3″ | PG | Roselle Catholic (NJ) …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 29, 2014, 6:45 pm
6′-4″ guard Dazon Ingram of Theodore (AL) announced his verbal pledge to Alabama on Monday evening, becoming the third prospect in the Crimson Tide’s 2015 recruiting class. Alabama has focused on in-state prospect during the 2015 recruiting cycle, as Ingram joins fellow Alabama natives power forward Danta Hales and wing Brandon Austin. According to multiple reports, Ingram picked …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 14, 2014, 3:34 am
52. Danjel PURIFOY Height: 6’-6” Weight: 200 Position: SF High School (State): Hargrave Military (VA) Club Team (Affiliation): Atlanta Xpress (Under Armour) Commitment: Auburn Tigers Breakdown: Purifoy was the first commit in an impressive haul for Auburn assembled in a short time, in which five highly-regarded prospects all committed to head coach Bruce Pearl’s squad. Purifoy, …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 1:32 pm
The time frame for the Auburn Tigers to gain success in the SEC seems to be decreasing. With his show cause time served, head coach Bruce Pearl is free to get on the recruiting trail and build Auburn’s program up. Before he could do so, the Tigers landed top-50 talent Danjel Purifoy, a native of Alabama …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 23, 2014, 1:16 am
In recent days, three top-100 caliber guards and a talented power forward narrowed their recruiting lists in anticipation of making a college decision. Hickman (MO) standout Jimmy Whitt, who potentially could play both guard slots in college, is a top-50 caliber prospect at 6′-3″. He narrowed his list to Arkansas, SMU, Oklahoma State, Missouri, Kansas State, …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 1, 2014, 3:12 pm

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsRetin Obasohan (Jr)Retin Obasohan (Sr)Justin Coleman (Jr)Justin Coleman (Sr)
Justin Coleman (Fr)Justin Coleman (So)Dazon Ingram (So)Dazon Ingram (Jr)
Dazon Ingram (Fr)
WingsChristopher Vardel (Sr)Ricky Tarrant (Sr)Devin Mitchell (Jr)Devin Mitchell (Sr)
Levi Randolph (Sr)Devin Mitchell (So)Riley Norris (Jr)Riley Norris (Sr)
Rodney Cooper (Sr)Riley Norris (So)Brandon Austin (So)Brandon Austin (Jr)
Ricky Tarrant (Jr)Brandon Austin (Fr)
Devin Mitchell (Fr)
Riley Norris (Fr)
PostsDakota Slaughter (Sr)Michael Kessens (Jr)Michael Kessens (Sr)Jeff Garrett (Sr)
Michael Kessens (So)Jimmie Taylor (Jr)Jimmie Taylor (Sr)Danta Hales (Jr)
Jimmie Taylor (So)Shannon Hale (Jr)Shannon Hale (Sr)
Shannon Hale (So)Jeff Garrett (So)Jeff Garrett (Jr)
Jeff Garrett (Fr)Danta Hales (Fr)Danta Hales (So)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Terrance Ferguson6'-7"SGAdvanced Prep International (TX)HSVerbal
Ar'mond Davis6'-5"SFCollege of Southern Idaho (ID)JCVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Brandon Austin6'-5"SFCarver (AL)HSSigned
Danta Hall6'-8"PFLuverne (AL)HSSigned
Dazon Ingram6'-4"PGTheodore (AL)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Justin Coleman5'-10"PGWenonah (AL)HSSigned
Devin Mitchell6'-4"SGCollins Hill (GA)HSSigned
Riley Norris6'-5"SFAlbertville (AL)HSSigned
Jeff Garrett6'-7"SFOldsmar Christian (FL)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Shannon Hale6'-7"PFChrist School (NC)HSSigned
Jimmie Taylor 6'-10"CGreensboro (AL)HSSigned
Algie Key6'-4"SGBarton CC (KS)JCSigned

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